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The United States and South Korea have started the first in a series of large-scale naval exercises off Japan and the Korean Peninsula despite objections from China. What could possibly go wrong?
In a staggering statement yesterday the head of Canada's intelligence agency said says it suspects that cabinet ministers in two Canadian provinces are under the control of foreign nations. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) also said China and countries in the Middle East may be the culprits. Director Richard Fadden said on Canadian TV politicians in British Columbia may be under the influence of foreign governments and are not aware they are being used.
Centuries after it led the world in technological prowess, China has barged back into the ranks of the great powers in science.
Chinese leaders may be willing to realign some of their weapons and ease tensions with Taiwan. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, who visited China and Taiwan earlier made the comments during a Senate hearing. The move may have been coated with hopes that the U.S. suspend or abandon future weapons sales to Taiwan. China broke of military to military talks with the U.S. after the Obama administration announced plans to sell Taiwan up to $6.4 billion in arms.
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke made scathing comments before a high-level U.S.-China dialogue in Beijing next week.
Internet routing tables are becoming a bigger concern for federal cybersecurity experts, as in recent weeks the protocol for internet routers appears to have been hacked. Traffic from some leading U.S. businesses and government agencies has been re-routed through China. A chief technologist with Neustar says part of the problem is that the Border Gateway Protocol the routers use doesn't require contractual relationships between routers, leading to a structure based on unconfirmed agreements.
Microsoft slates 25-patch Windows update for next week, many PCs still vulnerable to Conficker worm, Chinese ISP momentarily hijacks the Internet
The chairman of the joint chiefs says China's build of air, sea and miltiary power, which is fueled by it's strong economy looks to be aimed at the United States. Admiral Mike Mullen said China has the right to meet it's security needs but he's concerned the build up might require the U.S. to work with it's Pacific allies to respond. Mullen told the Navy League China's developing maritime resources that appear to be targeted at the U.S.
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